Concealed Handgun License

Effective November 16, 2020
Records Division
Monday thru Friday 9:00am – 1:30pm
Closed on all legal holidays
No Appointments

CHL Division   Phone: 330-480-5030   Fax: 330-480-4981

Monday - Mahoning County Residents Only
Tuesday  - Concealed Carry Handgun Applications
Wednesday - Concealed Carry Handgun Applications
Thursday - Concealed Carry Handgun Applications
Friday - Background Checks Only 

**No Concealed Handgun License Applications on Friday**


When applying you must bring:
  • Training Certificate (Training certificates are valid up to three years from class completion) Certificate must attest applicant has met Ohio training requirements for Concealed Handgun License  
  • Prior Issued Ohio Conceal Carry Permit - Permits can be renewed 90 days prior to expiration date or any time after the expiration date 
  • Completed Application
  • Passport Photo w/receipt - Photo must be less than 30 days old. 
  • Valid Ohio Driver’s license or Valid Ohio Identification Card

Concealed Handgun Permit application fees:

New CHL License Application
  • New license (resident of Ohio for 5+ years) - $67 
  • New license (resident of Ohio less than 5 years) - $77
  • Photo can be taken for an additional $10

Renewal CHL License Application
  • Renewal (resident of Ohio for 5+ years) - $50 
  • Renewal (resident of Ohio less than 5 years) - $60
  • Photo can be taken for an additional $10

Temporary "Emergency" CCW License Application
  • Temporary Emergency (resident of Ohio for 5+ years) - $37
  • Temporary Emergency (resident of Ohio less than 5 years) - $47
  • Photo can be taken for an additional $10

Fees must be paid with Exact Cash , Credit Card or Money Order, made payable to Mahoning County Sheriff's Office.


Mailing Gun Permits: (Can only be mailed to the address located on the application) If you bring a self-addressed and stamped envelope, we can mail the new permit. For a renewal, the current permit must be surrendered before the updated permit can be mail out.


CHL Change of Address Notice Form (click here to download)
REV. 6/7/2018



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